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Popular mathematics books

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Recently Published

The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus by Dr Hannah Fry, Thomas Oleron Evans The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus
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How do you apply game theory to select who should be on your Christmas shopping list ? Will calculations show Santa is getting steadily thinner - shimmying up and down chimneys for a whole night - or fatter - as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Sodding Sums The 10% of maths you actually need by Hywel Carver Sodding Sums The 10% of maths you actually need

Maths is a part of everyday life and there's no denying it. For anyone who hated the subject at school and has blocked distant memories of complicated algebraic formulas or incomprehensible trigonometry and logarithms, numbers can strike fear at your...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Mathematics Rebooted A Fresh Approach to Understanding by Lara (Reader in Mathematics Education, Loughborough University) Alcock Mathematics Rebooted A Fresh Approach to Understanding
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Would you like to understand more about mathematics? Perhaps at school you liked it for a while but were put off because you missed a key idea and kept getting stuck. Whatever the case, this book is for you.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Maths Behind... by Colin Beveridge The Maths Behind...

Taking moments from everyday life and looking at the maths and science behind why they happen, this book examines everything from how to measure the speed of a tennis serve, to the maths behind spam emails.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

A Mathematical Picture Book by Georg Glaeser, Konrad Polthier A Mathematical Picture Book
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Can a polyhedron be smoothly turned inside out? What does four-dimensional space look like? Can non-spherical soap bubbles exist? This book visualizes mathematics, utilizing more than a thousand fascinating images to illustrate these and other questions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

How to Count to Infinity by Marcus du Sautoy How to Count to Infinity

Part of the Little Ways to Live a Big Life series, an enlightening and informative book that teaches you how to count to infinity and beyond, by Britain's most celebrated mathematician.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Foolproof, and Other Mathematical Meditations by Brian Hayes Foolproof, and Other Mathematical Meditations

A collection of math-oriented essays previously published in Scientific American, and American Scientist. One is titled Foolproof.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Never Split Tens! A Biographical Novel of Blackjack Game Theorist Edward O. Thorp PLUS Tips and Techniques to Help You Win by Leslie M. Golden Never Split Tens! A Biographical Novel of Blackjack Game Theorist Edward O. Thorp PLUS Tips and Techniques to Help You Win

Renowned probability theorist Edward O. Thorp revolutionized the casino industry by developing card counting systems for the casino game of blackjack. Les Golden, the celebrated blackjack, roulette, and craps columnist for Bluff Europe, Gambling.com, iGaming Business, GamblingOnline, and Jackpots Review...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017

Coming Soon

Weird Maths At the Edge of Infinity and Beyond by David Darling, Agnijo Banerjee Weird Maths At the Edge of Infinity and Beyond
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Dazzling popular maths for the curious reader...from Britain's cleverest schoolboy!
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

30-Second Maths The 50 Most Mind-Expanding Theories in Mathematics, Each Explained in Half a Minute by Richard J. Brown 30-Second Maths The 50 Most Mind-Expanding Theories in Mathematics, Each Explained in Half a Minute

From Rubik's cubes to Godel's incompleteness theorem, everything mathematical explained, with colour illustrations, in half a minute.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Wonders Beyond Numbers A Brief History of All Things Mathematical by Johnny Ball Wonders Beyond Numbers A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

In this book, Johnny Ball tells one of the most important stories in world history - the story of mathematics. By introducing us to the major characters and leading us through many historical twists and turns, Johnny slowly unravels the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

Wonders Beyond Numbers A Brief History of All Things Mathematical by Johnny Ball Wonders Beyond Numbers A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

In this book, Johnny Ball tells one of the most important stories in world history - the story of mathematics. By introducing us to the major characters and leading us through many historical twists and turns, Johnny slowly unravels the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Significant Figures Lives and Works of Trailblazing Mathematicians by Ian Stewart Significant Figures Lives and Works of Trailblazing Mathematicians

Which mathematician elaborated a crucial concept the night before he died in a duel? Who funded his maths and medical career through gambling and chess? Who learned maths from her wallpaper? Ian Stewart presents the extraordinary lives and amazing discoveries...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Math for Scientists Refreshing the Essentials by Natasha Maurits Math for Scientists Refreshing the Essentials

This book reviews math topics relevant to non-mathematics students and scientists, but which they may not have seen or studied for a while. Almost every student or scientist, will at some point run into mathematical formulas or ideas in scientific...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/08/2017

Calculating the Cosmos How Mathematics Unveils the Universe by Ian Stewart Calculating the Cosmos How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

Ian Stewart's up-to-the-minute guide to the cosmos moves from the formation of the Earth and its Moon to the planets and asteroids of the solar system and from there out into the galaxy and the universe. He describes the architecture...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Living by Numbers In Defence of Quantity by Steven Connor Living by Numbers In Defence of Quantity

Living by Numbers: In Defence of Quantity explores the many ways in which we live in, and by, a world of numbers. Steven Connor discusses how numbers play a part in all aspects of life, from dealing with crowds to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Geometrical Kaleidoscope by Boris Pritsker Geometrical Kaleidoscope


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World by Daniel Levitin A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World

A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized Mind We live in a world of information overload. Facts and figures on absolutely everything are at our fingertips, but are too...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

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